Lemongrass

Lemongrass: Infections, acne, general tonic, nervous conditions, cellulite and skin care. Astringent, calmative, antiseptic, anti-infectious and anti-parasitic and antifungal. Good for hair, face and body, improves muscle tone. Enlarged pores, tissue toner, stimulates hydration and lymphatic detoxification, aids weak connective tissue and tightens elastin weakness. Acts as an insect repellent and fights ringworm. Supports Thymus Gland, activates resistance cells and supports spleen action. Induces menstruation and increases milk in nursing mothers. According to researchers, it is more effective against staph infections than either penicillin or streptomycin. Reduces headaches, rheumatism and nervousness. Excellent in skin care preparations, athletes foot, excessive sweat, for scabies and to tone all the tissue. Avoid during pregnancy. Scent: Citrus, herbaceous and smoky, top note. Source: Herb Grass   -    Good for cleaning the whole house!! Laundry. Strong antiseptic, good for poor circulation, cleansing, detoxing, stimulating.    -    COMMON NAME: lemongrass

BOTANICAL NAME: cymbopogon citratus

ORIGIN: Brazil, Central Africa, China, Guatemala, Haiti, Sri Lanka

PARTS USED: grass (leaves)

FRAGRANCE: crisp, grass-like, lemon-like, tart

BLENDS: citronella, eucalyptus, geranium, jasmine, lavender, palmarosa, vetiver

AROMATIC BENEFITS: cleansing, concentration, exhaustion, invigorating, irritability, mental fatigue, stress, vitalizing

PHYSICAL USES: analgesic, antiinflammatory, antidepressant, antifungal, antiparasitic, antiseptic, arthritis, astringent, athlete's foot, bruises, cellulite, circulatory stimulant, deodorant, diuretic, enlarged pores, febrifuge, headaches, indigestion, insect repellent, jet lag, moth repellent, muscular aches, nervine, oily hair, oily skin, raises blood pressure, sedative, skin conditioner, sprains, toning, vertigo

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Phototoxic. Avoid during pregnancy or if history of high blood pressure. Avoid use on sensitive skin. Dilute well before use on skin.